The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Harrow region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 11 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 11.68% 7.50% 34.91%
As % of the General category 27.59% 21.43% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 32
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £34,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
58 28 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 42.34% 35.00% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 61
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) JIRA
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Confluence
5 10 (31.25%) C#
5 10 (31.25%) VB
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Subversion
6 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
6 9 (28.13%) Change Management
6 9 (28.13%) User Stories
7 8 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) EPoS
7 8 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
9 6 (18.75%) Time Management
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 6 (18.75%) ReSharper
9 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) MS Project
9 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
2 1 (3.13%) BGP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) JIRA
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
3 6 (18.75%) FxCop
3 6 (18.75%) StyleCop
3 6 (18.75%) ReSharper
3 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) NUnit
4 4 (12.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (53.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Junior
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) WCF
2 6 (18.75%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) EPoS
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Online Games
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Change Management
3 9 (28.13%) User Stories
4 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Time Management
7 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
9 3 (9.38%) High Availability
9 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
1 10 (31.25%) VB
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.25%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) NetScout
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Nimsoft
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Tripwire
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Sun